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Daily Archives: September 12th, 2012

‘Hey everyone, how you going? It’s Chris here live from Wales Rally GB and ready to tell you all about what’s been going on since my last column.

‘After a two day test with the MINI on the Welsh gravel at Walter’s Arena, the feeling with the car is great. We tried a lot of different things during the test and I think we’re starting from a good base for the rally. Read More »

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Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union racers from the 1930s will take to the track this weekend for the first time at the Goodwood Revival between 14 and 16 September, some 75 years after the Silver Arrows first appeared in the UK. Read More »

With just days to go before the Zoom VIP reception and auction Formula One from Behind The Scenes, former Racing Driver, Team Owner and current F1 broadcaster Eddie Jordan has been confirmed as host of the inaugural event, which takes place this Friday, 14th September.

Zoom is an innovative new project in aid of the renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC), which involves leading names from the world of Formula One putting their photography skills to the test. The drivers and team principals of every F1 team were asked to take a photograph of their chosen subject – the incredible range of images received demonstrates the extraordinary personalities and passions unique to the sport. Read More »

– C-type and D-type set to star for Jaguar Heritage Racing at Goodwood Revival
– Revival race entries mark completion of hugely successful debut season in motorsport for Jaguar Heritage Racing
– Jaguar Heritage Trust to display iconic Jaguar road cars for public viewing
– Exclusive preview film featuring legendary Jaguar cars in action at Goodwood Motor Circuit launched at Jaguar YouTube Read More »

– McLaren GT customer teams claim victories in three championships in two days
– Victories achieved in all events contested, with wins recorded in the UK, France and Spain
– Lapidus Racing claims the marque’s first win in a 24 hour race since the historic debut victory for the McLaren F1 GTR at Le Mans in 1995

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– Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul will contest Wales Rally GB for the first time
– Neuville not afraid of racing somewhere new as he looks to capitalise on learning curve
– Al-Attiyah expects Wales Rally GB surface to suit him well

After a brief interlude on tarmac, the World Rally Championship returns to gravel in Wales. Unlike Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giovanni Bernacchini (Qatar World Rally Team), who have taken part in the Wales Rally GB on several occasions, the tenth round of the WRC season will be a totally new experience for Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul (Citroën Junior World Rally Team). Read More »

– Citroën could win Manufacturers’ title at Wales Rally GB – first and third would be enough to secure victory
– Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena looking to equal own record of six consecutive rally victories
– Celtic Manor is the only new addition to the Rally GB route

Wales Rally GB – usually host to the climax of the World Rally Championship season in November – has been moved in this year’s schedule to a mid-September slot. Read More »

This weekend the world’s most popular historic race meeting, the Goodwood Revival, will celebrate 50 years of the Ford Cortina with a display of some rare Mark I models outside the RAC Earls Court exhibition.

The Cortina was Britain’s best-selling car for 10 of the 20 years it was on sale* and laid the foundation for later generations of successful Ford family cars.  A total of 2.8m Cortinas were sold in the UK, from launch in 1962. Read More »